How I Stopped Stressing Out About Grocery Shopping

Does grocery shopping stress you out? Real Mom Nutrition

I recently posted something about grocery shopping on my Real Mom Nutrition Facebook page, and a friend chimed in with this woe: "I dread juggling priorities at the grocery store: locally sourced, organic, responsible packaging -- not to mention healthy. Shopping has become, I confess, a nightmare of neurosis for me!" I'm guessing some of you feel this way too--and with the release this week of the Environmental Working Group's 2015 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce, you may feel a new ...

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The Rules We Eat By: 7 Healthy Habits For Our Family

The Rules We Eat By -- Real Mom Nutrition

As you know, I don’t take a hardline approach when it comes to food. I leave wiggle room for birthday party punch and the occasional bowl of boxed macaroni and cheese. I know that the best-laid plans for a healthy meal can go south thanks to evening school events, last minute invitations to have pizza with friends, or garden variety end-of-day exhaustion….

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A Big Makeover For My 6th Blogging Birthday!

A Big Makeover For My 6th Blogging Birthday! Real Mom Nutrition

I used to dream of Clinton Kelly and Stacy London crashing my closet for a “What Not To Wear” overhaul. The next best thing: A makeover for my blog! And just in time to celebrate a birthday. Six years ago this week, I started Real Mom Nutrition (read my very first post: Get Real). I’m so…

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What This Food Allergy Mom Wants You To Know

What This Food Allergy Mom Wants You To Know

This post was originally published a few years ago, but I felt it was so important I wanted to bring it back. It was inspired by an incident at my school, when a teacher asked parents not to bring outside goodies for Valentine’s Day because of kids with food allergies–but some parents sent in candy…

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How To Take Your Homemade Pizza From Good to Great

How to Take Your Homemade Pizza from Good to Great -- Real Mom Nutrition

I’ve been on a mission with my homemade pizza since visiting my friend Amy a few years ago. I had no idea homemade pizza could taste so good! Since then, mine has come a LONG way–and these five changes made the biggest impact. Try them for yourself and take your pie to the next level! 1. Find a new…

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3 Healthy Moves For A Happy Valentine’s Day

3 Healthy Moves for a Happy Valentine's Day -- Real Mom Nutrition

I’ve got nothing against Valentine’s Day. I like chocolate and love as much as the next person and think it’s okay to celebrate some occasions with foods like candy and cupcakes. But I also think it makes sense to balance it out, losing a little bit of the junk (but keeping all of the fun). Here are…

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